What does Japanese eat for breakfast?

More and more of the young Japanese have begun to acquire European habits. Especially Danish pastries and other baked goods have become a popular eating over the years. However, the majority still eats a traditional Japanese breakfast, consisting of cooked rice, a miso soup and a piece of fish is cooked. If you stay at a hotel, you will typically get served a slightly bigger breakfast. At the Japanese hotel ...

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What type of soy sauce uses exclusive Japanese sushi restaurants in Tokyo?

Exclusive Japanese sushi restaurants differ from other restaurants. In Europe, most people are using the Michelin guide as a yardstick that is not the case in Japan. In Japan there are many exceptional restaurants that never find their way to the Michelin guide. In these types of restaurants the sushi chefs use a unique soy sauce for the sushi pieces that cannot be bought in shops. It is a soy sauce that th ...

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How big is the selection of Japanese green tea?

In Japan the selection of Japanese green tea is very large. In Denmark there are more and more people who drinks Matcha tea. Matcha tea has gain a lot of attention due the health benefits you get from drinking the tea. Japan produces annually approx. 85 tons of tea of which 99.9% is green tea. The most popular brands of green tea tea are Bancha, Genmaicha, Gyokuro, Hojicha, Kabusecha, Kukicha, Matcha Sencha ...

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How to transport take-away sushi on a hot summer day!

Sushi is a nice eating especially in the summer. It is healthy and nutritious and it's not very heavy in your stomach. In the summer, you should pay extra attention to how to transport sushi home. Sushi should not stay very long in a warm paper bag before the temperature raise and shelf life will be shorter. The best way to transport take-away sushi during these hot summer days is to bring a freezer to the ...

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What prefers does Japanese prefer to drink for their sushi meal?

It depends a little on whether they eat sushi on a weekday or an evening at the weekend. As a starting point, the Japanese prefer to drink an ice-cold classic beer with their sushi. The Japanese are a beer people and they value a good beer for the food. However, it is also Japanese who prefers a cup of green tea for the food. On weekends where the Japanese are free and have more time to sit and eat a meal f ...

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How often do you develop new dishes?

Like many other chefs I also continually develop new dishes. Where I get inspiration is very different. It may be the season or a specific raw material that goes on and will inspire a new right. Very basic when I develop new dishes they must be delicious, tasty and a bliss for the eyes. But I do also have my own Japanese sushi style. Read more about Sushi chef & sake sommelier Zoë Escher _ Zoë has held ...

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That’s why Japanese cuisine is healthy!

The Japanese cuisine is different  from the rest of the world. The diet is very healthy and nutritious even fastfood is packed with vitamines and minerals. TheJapanese dishes are very delicius and taste very well. The Japanese cuisine is very large and has a large selection of tasty dishes. Japanese cuisine has a great focus on eating many vegetables in new and exciting ways. The Japanese do also a large am ...

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Is there a difference between sushi rice?

You bet there is a big difference between sushi rice. The better the quality of rice used for sushi the better the cooked rice is going to be.There is also a big difference in the quality of the rice being produced in the USA, Japan, China, Korea and Thailand. Japanese sushi rice is not necessarily the best rice to buy if you have never cooked sushi rice before. As a "beginner" you must go for the easiest r ...

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The squid in Japan are the best!

I can never eat too many squid when I am in Japan. I love that even the smallest grill can impart the best tasty squid on sticks. The picture is taken at a small food store at the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo. _ Zoë has held sushi courses and cooking classes for A. P. Moller - Maersk, Hugo Boss Nordic, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Velux, Gorrissen Federspiel, Beierholm revision, Elbek & Vejrup and many more. ...

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What was your impression when you first tasted sushi in Tokyo?

In 2004, I traveled to Tokyo for the first time on a training session. My Japanese kendo teacher Hirakawa sensei had arranged that I was going to practise in Tokyo's best kendo club. As it was my first trip to Japan, I was told that I was going to take the bus from Narita Airport to the Sunshine Hotel in Tokyo where I would be picked up by 2 members from the Kendo Club Yushinkan Dojo. When I arrived at the ...

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